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Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

My eyes aren't the greatest. But from what I can see, still no Kawhi Leonard as the Spurs prep to come off the break.


Bobby Marks ESPN 

Article 35A of the NBA Constitution and By-Laws gives the Commissioner broad power to enforce discipline in either a fine or suspension. Any person who gives, makes, issues, authorizes or endorses any statement having, or designed to have, an effect prejudicial or detrimental to the best interests of basketball or of the Association or of a Member of its Team, shall be liable for a fine up to $1M. Mark Cuban will now have 10 days to pay his $600K fine to the NBA for his statements regarding tanking.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeff Hornacek's comments today about Frank Ntilikina's fatigue and occasional knee pain are two of the factors behind Ntilikina not playing a bigger role thus far in his rookie season. Ntilikina's minutes are expected to increase in the Knicks' final 23 games. He's playing 20 MPG thus far.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeff Hornacek talks about Frank Ntilikina adjusting as a PG and says Ntilikina felt significant fatigue at times this season, which is natural for a rookie:


Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

It's been a while since Carmelo Anthony hasn't been part of All-Star weekend and he said he completely unplugged from it:


Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Emmanuel Mudiay on the possibility of starting for the Knicks: "I'm not going to take it for granted. I came in as a lottery pick so I was kind of handed the spot and stuff like that. So the fact that I'm in that position again it's a blessing. Thank God for it. I just have to take full advantage." There's been no announcement but it seems as if Mudiay will start for New York against Orlando.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Troy Williams on signing with NYK: "Great opportunity, great fit. Their interest level here was a little bit higher than everybody else's." He's hoping for an opportunity to stick with NY. "Right now my main role is just being an extra athletic guy, run the court and defend," he said.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Emmanuel Mudiay is doing some extra running after practice with a Knicks strength coach. Playing big minutes for NYK after playing 18 minutes per game in Denver will be an adjustment.